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Being released on October 21, 2015, the franchise continues with Jaws 19, the latest in the long-running Jaws franchise. It is directed by Max Spielberg, son of Steven Spielberg, father of the franchise.

  • Jaws: The Revenge (1987): Winner of two Academy Awards, this time it was personal as Ellen Brody took up arms against a Great White that eats her son.
  • Jaw$ 5 (1988): Matt Hooper tries to stop shark hunting in Southeast Asia, but finds himself at the mercy of relentless South Korean businessmen. Directed by Oliver Stone.
  • Jaws 6 (1989): Bruce is hired to protect a party boat. Notable for the 30 minute love-making scene, which was cut just enough to give the film an R rating.
  • Jaws 7 (1990): Sharks have hacked into the Internet with the help of Somalian pirates and Nigerian princes. In the process, the sharks are betrayed and with the help of a scientist, the sharks launch a massive counter-attack with the aid of cybernetic organisms.
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  • Jaws 8 (1993): Terror comes to Tel Aviv as a field test of Japanese robotic sharks goes haywire. Notable for setting up the climactic showdown of Godzilla vs. Jaws, featuring Mechagodzilla.
  • Jaws 9 (1995): Chief Brody's grandson assembles a team of superhuman shark hunters to takedown an old enemy. Directed by John Woo.
  • Jaws 10 (1996): Bruce the shark combats another hidden sea creature within the depths of the waters, with the authorities trying to eliminate both creatures' existence. Hailed as critics to be one of the better sequels of the franchise along with Jaws 2. Directed by James Cameron.
  • Jaws 11 (1997): A joint NASA-ESA mission to Europa takes a turn for the worse when a sentient race of sharks is discovered underneath the ice moon. Directed by Paul Verhoeven, who went on to direct a faithful adaptation of Starship Troopers.
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  • Jaws 12 (1998): The prequel, showing the early days of Quint and the fateful voyage of the USS Indianapolis. Intended to be Michael Bay's big debut as a director, but the critical flop caused him to sink away to being a music video director.
  • Jaws 12, Part 2 (1998): A tiger shark is terrorizing the coast of Havana, with Quint being the only one who can stop it. Notable for being Roger Corman's final film before he quit Hollywood.
  • Jaws 14 (2000): Bruce the shark gives up his man-hunting ways when he meets a female hammerhead shark. Directed by little-known LA playwright Tommy Wiseau.
  • Jaws 15 (2001): A Russian shark named Ivan Sharkovsky is brought to New York for a facedown with Bruce. Oscar-winning script from Bryan Singer. Critics hail this sequel as the "second best Jaws movie out there".
  • Jaws 16 (2003): Bruce the shark terrorizes the sewers of New York City, in an attempt to stalk and hunt down Jon Brody. The film is notable for taking references from the 1989 horror flick, Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan. The underperformance of the film ended up killing the career of Matthew Broderick and put the franchise on ice for eight years.
  • Jaws 17: Fifty Scales of Grey (2011): Bruce begins an intimate relationship with a naïve college student. Portions of the film were adapted from the erotic novel, "Fifty Shades of Grey" which would adapted in 2015 by the same studio, Universal Pictures.
  • Jaws Origins (also known as Jaws 18) (2014): The Reboot, winning back audiences with stunning realism and Oscar-winning performances from Chris Pratt as Brody, Jennifer Lawrence as Hooper, and Michael Keaton as Quint. Directed by The Coen Brothers and Robert Rodriguez, though there is a lot of controversy over who should get directing credit.

Which brings us now to Jaws 19. The oceans are disappearing, due to Koch-Trump International's greed. The sharks join forces with their human allies to take back their home, culminating in an epic battle involving submarines.

Numerous spin-offs were released as well, including Godzilla vs. Jaws, a crossover episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation, and the Christmas Special.

Tropes in rest of the franchise include:

  • 13 Is Unlucky: The thirteenth film in the franchise was titled Jaws 12, Part 2 to keep the all-important superstitious demographic from avoiding it. Justified due to its continuation of the story of Jaws 12.
  • Adaptational Expansion: Jaws Origins does a lot more to flesh out the characters, ending up being nearly three hours but worth every minute.
    • Brody is introduced chasing a thug on the streets of New York City, which results in his leg getting shot.
    • We see Hooper and her wife at the Oceanographic Institution, observing the feeding of a school of blue sharks.
    • Quint is disturbed by flashbacks of the attacks off Cambodia.
    • In a case of Adaptational Heroism, both Meadows and the medical examiner motion to impeach Vaughn after the attack on the Fourth of July.
    • Ben Gardner gets a lot more screentime, expanding on his friendship with Quint such as their service together in Vietnam.
    • The Coast Guard gets involved, though even they get attacked by the shark.
    • Vaughn has private meetings with the town council, which progressively leans against him as the problem escalates.
  • Adaptational Sexuality: Hooper in Origins is bisexual. Her wife is a licensed lifeguard on Amity Island.
  • All-Star Cast: Most of them, but especially 11, which had Jürgen Prochnow, Donald Sutherland, Emma Thompson, Colin Firth, and Kate Winslet.
  • Alternate Universe:
    • Jaws Origins takes place in a world without modern amenities such as flying cars and hoverboards. Not to mention it depicts a world where Apple went into a market of cell phones and TV streaming.
    • A beach scene in Jaws 19 features radio commentary of a baseball game, featuring a team called the Miami Marlins.
  • Anachronic Order: You can see there are prequels and sequels to the prequels.
  • An Arm and a Leg: Gardner loses his right leg to the shark.
  • Applied Phlebotinum: Spielbergium in 11. Whatever the plot needs it to be, it can be. Also a reference to...well, you know.
  • Artistic License – Astronomy: No, Europa and Io don't come that close together.
  • Artistic License – Biology: Averted in Origins. Hooper lists off the inaccuracies about films such as Shark Attack 3: Megalodon, a well-placed Take That!. She also criticizes "the works of Peter Benchley."
  • Artistic License – Ships: The USS Indianapolis was a heavy cruiser. Rather glaringly, they used the USS Missouri for the set.
    • Averted in Origins.
  • Ascended Extra: Ben Gardner, who's frequently shown with Quint. Ellen Brody also has more to do, and is shown teaching Alex Kintner. Meadows is also featured more prominently.
  • Asshole Victim: Compared to the original, Mayor Vaughn has no redeeming qualities other than his lip service of trying to ensure the town survives.
  • Backed by the Pentagon: The US Navy and Coast Guard provided ships and crews for Origins.
  • Badass Israeli: Much of the cast of Jaws 8, but especially Majorly Awesome Mikaela Levinson.
  • Bald of Awesome: Quint in Origins.
  • Bi the Way: Melissa Hooper.
  • Big Damn Heroes:
    • As the Orca sinks in Origins, Brody and Quint are trapped until Hooper appears and stabs the shark, allowing Quint to grab his machete and begin hacking at it.
    • At the end, Ben Gardner arrives in his other boat to take Brody and Hooper back to the island.
  • Career-Ending Injury: Brody is inflicted with one in New York City. However, his captain pulls some strings to get him posted to Amity Island as a change of scenery.
  • Commanding Coolness: Commander Heinrich Bergmann, the German leader of the Poseidon Mission to Europa in Jaws 11.
  • Cool Old Guy: Ben Gardner in Origins. While not fishing, he runs the local seafood bar and grill.
  • Cool Spaceship: The Poseidon in 11.
  • Creator Cameo: The reporter in Origins? Greetings, Mr. Steven Spielberg!
  • Deadly Deferred Conversation: Quint promises to share his whiskey with Gardner once he gets back.
  • Deadpan Snarker: Courtesy of Jennifer Lawrence!
    Brody: [as Hooper goes into the cage] You know you're risking your baby, right?
    Hooper: Then I better not get eaten.
  • Dirty Commies: The financiers in Jaws 7.
  • Drowning My Sorrows: Quint's Establishing Character Moment this time is getting wasted in Gardner's bar.
  • Establishing Character Moment: For the main trio in Origins:
    • Brody is introduced chasing and exchanging gunfire with a criminal in midtown Manhattan. He doesn't give up and keeps going, no matter the risk.
    • Hooper is swimming in a tank filled with blue sharks, tigers, and, her favorite, a hammerhead, breaking up a squabble between the blues. She is genuinely loves sharks, but isn't afraid to be tough.
    • Quint is drinking in a bar, stroking his shark tooth necklace. muttering about "the old days." He's a jagged individual who has a grudge against sharks.
  • Everyone Has Standards: As evidence and attacks begin to mount, Meadows stands up to Mayor Vaughn, asking if it's really worth risking the holiday season to a shark.
  • Everything Is An Ipod In The Future: The aesthetics are boxy in Jaws 19.
  • Facing Your Fears: Brody is terrified of water, after nearly drowning at a swimming lesson. He conquers his fear while facing the shark.
    Brody: I used to hate the water.
    Hooper: Heh. I can't imagine why.
  • Fatal Family Photo: Averted. Hooper keeps a picture of herself and her wife on the trip, keeping it in her wetsuit as she goes into the shark cage. As in the original, she survives.
  • Fiery Redhead: Melissa Hooper. Jennifer Lawrence has kept the color since then.
  • For Science!: Why are live sharks being kept on the ISS? Because science.
  • Friend to All Living Things: Hooper in Origins. Even as a marine biologist with a focus on sharks, and having a near-fatal encounter with a shark when she was a teenager, she still cares for sharks and tries to not see them as mindless monsters; the first time we see her, she's swimming alongside a hammerhead. She attempts to reach a connection with the shark before being forced to attack it with the hypodermic spear.
  • Gender Flip: Jennifer Lawrence as Melissa Hooper in Jaws Origins.
  • Granola Girl: Hooper zig-zags this. Despite her immense love and empathy for sharks and other animals, she is still shown eating meat. She also doesn't take kindly to being called a hippie by Quint.
  • Happily Married: Martin and Ellen Brody, and Melissa and Erika Hooper.
  • Heroic Sacrifice: Quint in Origins, dying just as his character does in the original book, but allows Brody and Hooper to escape while dragging the shark down with him.
    • The head lifeguard, who saves Michael Brody.
  • Informed Ability: The Solar Infantry. Despite being purported to be the best soldiers humanity has ever produced, they are cut to shreds within minutes of fighting the sharks on Europa.
  • Jump Scare: Gardner's leg.
  • Karmic Death/Death by Adaptation: Mayor Vaughn in Origins.
  • Killed Off for Real: Bernice in Jaws 16, after attempting to fake her death for Bruce's attention.
  • Large Ham: Michael Keaton as Quint in Origins. Averted with Nicolas Cage as Mayor Vaughn.
  • Laser-Guided Karma: The thug who shoots Brody in New York. After a moment of satisfaction, he turns to flee and is immediately tackled by Brody's partner.
  • Lighter and Softer: Jaws 6, when "it was pure pleasure."
  • Major Injury Underreaction: Gardner loses his leg to the shark, but manages to keep his composure until Brody and Hooper arrive at his capsized boat. He also isn't overly concerned when he gets shot.
  • Monumental Damage: According to the trailer for Jaws 19, the wreck of RMS Titanic (by then, an underwater Trump-Hilton Hotel and Casino) gets smashed by a Megalodon.
  • Mythology Gag: Brody attempts to kill the shark by shoving an oxygen tank in its mouth. While he does succeed in shooting it, it doesn't work this time.
  • Non-Idle Rich: The Hoopers. Melissa comes from a rich family, as shown by her very nice house. She still goes on research expeditions in the Atlantic and Pacific, and her wife, despite marrying into money, still works as a lifeguard.
  • Outlived Its Creator: Peter Benchley died in 2006, and the series is still running.
  • Pregnant Badass: Downplayed, as Hooper is only two months along. Nevertheless, she still faces off against the shark in the underwater cage.
  • Race Lift: Ellen Brody is played by African-American actress Rashida Jones, Chrissie Watkins by Hispanic American Ferrera, and Ben Gardner by Mexican-American Edward James Olmos.
  • Re-Cut: Jaws Origins clocked at two and a half hours, and despite its praise, the Director's Cut, which added another hour to the film, has greatly outsold the theatrical cut.
  • Remake Cameo: Richard Dreyfuss appears in Origins as Hooper's boss, ordering her to Amity. Donald Sutherland also appears as the Governor of Massachusetts.
  • Science Marches On: The scene where Brody and Hooper try to convince Vaughn to close the beaches features several lines where Hooper tries to remind them that a shark is not instinctively a maneater, before finally relenting in order to remain on Brody's side.
  • Screw the Money, I Have Rules!: Mayor Vaughn is only concerned with winning the "Best Summer Beach" contest, which includes a cash prize of $500,000. When he offers to share it with Meadows is when the latter storms off and abandons him.
  • Sean Connery Is About to Shoot You: With Jaws 19, A Holographic Shark Is About To Eat You.
  • Semper Fi: Gardner isn't shown without his Vietnam-era Marine jacket or dogtags.
  • Sergeant Rock: Gardner's jacket still has his rank insignia.
  • Shell-Shocked Veteran: Quint in Origins, always muttering about "birds" and "bats."
  • Shout-Out:
    • The Poseidon mission in 11 is armed with Moonraker laser rifles.
    • So many Rocky IV references in 15...
  • So What Do We Do Now?: Spoken by Brody once the Orca is immobilized, leading to Quint starting to examine Hooper's equipment.
  • Space Marines: The United Nations Solar Infantry in Jaws 11.
  • Spared by the Adaptation: Ben Gardner survives.
  • Sure, Let's Go with That: Hooper's general attitude when she gives in to preconceptions that sharks are maneaters.
  • Tech Marches On: In-universe. One of Quint's demands is a plasma TV, compared to the original where he asks for a color TV.
  • The Red Stapler: Sales of Apple iPods went through the roof after Origins.invoked
  • Too Dumb to Live: Mayor Vaughn, who dismisses what news of the attacks can do to Amity just from Facebook and Twitter alone.
  • Ugly Cute: A great white and a hammerhead shark as a couple.
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